Theoretical and practical aspects of health physical education in the Czech Republic

Iva Dostálová, Martin Sigmund, Jana Kvintová
2013 e-Pedagogium  
The article deals with the issue of health physical education and its theoretical defi nition. It provides an overview of the possibilities of further education in this area and informs of the state of health physical education in elementary and secondary schools as well as in universities. Health physical education is based on the Framework Educational Programme and is classifi ed in the fi eld of Physical Education. The contents of health physical education are primarily compensatory
more » ... mpensatory exercises. Health physical education is focused on consolidating and improving the health of individuals with a physical impairment, which is based on an assessment of general practitioners for children and adolescents. Health physical education requires qualifi ed educators; however, there is still a lack of them. Similarly, there is an insuffi cient number of health physical education departments despite the fact that there are more and more individuals suff ering from a health impairment, especially with a weakened musculoskeletal system. Further training of qualifi ed educators and thus qualifi ed teaching of health physical education is necessary for strengthening and correcting the health condition of our trainees.
doi:10.5507/epd.2013.023 fatcat:7se2gyivivemlj55lbubtz26au